Plans have been unveiled for a five-star hotel at Australia’s Brisbane Airport.
The project – announced by Australia’s Deputy Prime Minister, Warren Truss – will also include a three-and-a-half star ibis hotel at the adjoining airport conference and meeting centre.
Australia’s biggest hotel operator, Accor – which is behind both the Pullman and ibis brands – says passenger numbers through the international and domestic terminals in Brisbane is expected to grow to 38 million a year in the next two decades.
Accor described the project as “a strategic step in the economic growth of Brisbane”, which is the capital city of the State of Queensland.
The Pullman Brisbane Airport will boast 130 rooms including two Presidential Suites; 10 Junior Suites; and 45 Executive Rooms.
Facilities will include a freeform leisure pool with a 20 metre lap area; poolside daybeds and pergolas; a lobby lounge bar; restaurant with seating for up to 152; a top floor executive club; and a poolside dining and entertainment area.
There are currently more than 45 Pullman upscale hotels in Asia Pacific, including 12 in Australia.
The ibis hotel at Brisbane airport will have 243 rooms
An expected opening date of November 2016 has been announced.
* Photographs provided